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Beth | Calves and Diamonds

February 28, 2000

I complain about working with the sheep, but I have to admit the lambs are perfectly adorable. So are the calves, especially Katie’s bull calf, who weighs two hundred pounds at one month old. 269 more words


Madeleine | Bacon and Shrimp

February 10, 1994

We have been having a lot of delicious suppers lately. My mum is a very good cook and I love her soups. Two of my favourites are potato soup and fish chowder. 159 more words


The Farmers Daughter: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

NOTE: This is the last blog for this series written for my degree. Again this blog has been published in other locations however it is all my work. 748 more words


Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival 2015

Last year Cathy (Luvswool) and I attended the Midwest Fiber Fair and were disappointed there were no live sheep.  So, this year we decided to attend the Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival in Jefferson, WI.  640 more words

The lambing process on video at the barry farm in Needville Tx

I’m sure this is not something that you get a first hand look at every day, but is is none the less an absolute miracle and a testament to maternity.   211 more words

Small Farms

Not a good start to lambing

Part of being on a small holding is dealing with animals and sometimes dealing with animals is not a pleasant task.  Our ‘flock’ is tiny. We have three ewes, a ram and two ewe lambs who were just a tad too young for breeding this year. 356 more words